“The world is a book, and those who do not travel

read only

one page.”

Saint Augustine

Sharing my thoughts on food, travel, life and anything that grabs my interest.


Kalay Maistry's Blog | South Africa

“The jaw is our best tool to


philosophical knowledge.”



“Be like Curious George, start with a question and look under the yellow hat to find

what's there.”

  James Collins

April 24, 2019

“As humans, we've always been explorers. There was always some person amongst the group who would put on a backpack or whatever they had and walk over that horizon to see what was on the next mountain range. The next surface that we can explore is that of Mars,” Dr...

November 29, 2018

Sitting under a starry African sky, sipping on your drink, you realise the quality is truly world class. And I’m thrilled that home grown ingredients are being given star treatment. Mootee showcases mixology’s evolution in South Africa.

November 28, 2018

I have found that even small actions can make an impact, whether it’s being a sounding board for younger women, giving a voice to their concerns or aspirations when they aren’t able to do so themselves, supporting them even if that means more work for me, celebrating t...

July 2, 2018

The menu offers a taste journey that seamlessly travels the continent. Dishes transport you within minutes from Thohoyandou to Tanganika, Luanda to Oudtshoorn and from Tangiers to Lagos.

June 5, 2018

PLASTIC was everywhere: in the dunes, on the beach, in the sand and floating alongside as we swam. Where once the tide brought ashore seashells, jellyfish, bluebottle or kelp now it deposits plastic products in various shapes, sizes and stages of decomposition.

June 2, 2018

Tastefully designed the WhiskyBrother Bar is inviting, warm and relaxed making it easy to forget that its located in a popular shopping mall. The bar boasting a collection of more than 800 whiskies, from around the world is drool inducing!

May 28, 2018

Experiencing the beautiful land and history of southern Tasmania through the lens of whisky production was epic! Meeting distillery owners and master distillers in person is an honour. The tour was a very personal experience – far from the madding crowds and tourism on...

May 5, 2018

Off the beaten path, Tasmania offers unexpected but awesome experiences.

January 21, 2018

Wines of distinction, magnificent views, warm hospitality and delicious food – Idiom Wines clearly has an artistic style that’s best experienced in person. Go on make a booking, you don’t need more reasons to visit!

January 21, 2018

If you, your friends and family are in the mood for a new food experience that is also tasty, fun and unfussy then you better book a meal at Banchan, Parkmore.

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